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1

What type of ambush is two or more related point ambushes?

area ambush

2

Where do squads conduct area ambushes?

where enemy movement is largely restricted to trails or streams

3

How are sites of an area ambush selected

squad leader selects one principal ambush side

secondary sites are located along the enemy's most likely approach to and escape from the principal ambush site

4

What sized element is responsible for each ambush site in an area ambush?

squad sized element

5

Where are machine guns typically places in an area ambush?

positions them both with the support element at the principal site

6

When are ambushes at secondary sites in the area ambush initiated?

after the ambush at the principal site starts

7

A squad or flight conducts a _______ when it makes visual contact with an enemy force and has time to establish an ambush without being detected.

hasty ambush

8

What do security elements cover in the hasty ambush?

cover each flank

9

During a hasty ambush, the two outside member provide ______.

flank security as well as fire into the kill zone

10

In a hasty ambush, fire team members take up positions ________ meters apart.

5-10 meters apart

11

When does the squad leader initiate the ambush in a hasty ambush?

when the majority of the enemy force enters the kill zone

12

In a hasty ambush, if there is time, what can initiate the ambush?

lay out claymore and use them to initiate

13

In a hasty ambush, when does the security element rejoin the flight?

after the assault element clears through the kill zone

14

How does a flight withdraw from a hasty ambush site?

using a covered and concealed route

15

A _____ ambush is conducted against a specific target at a predetermined location.

deliberate ambush

16

______ patrols depart the main body with the intention of avoiding direct combat.

Reconnaissance patrols

17

_______ patrols seek information or confirm the accuracy of previously gathered information.

Reconnaissance patrols

18

What are the most common reconnaissance patrols?

1. area
2. route
3. zone

19

______ patrols track the enemy.

Reconnaissance patrols

20

____patrols are used to establish contact with other friendly forces.

Reconnaissance patrols

21

______ patrols make physical contact with adjacent units and report their location, status and intentions.

contact patrols

22

_____ patrols follow the trail and movements of a specific enemy unit.

tracking patrols

23

_____ patrols conduct a special form of reconnaissance, normally during stability or civil support operations.

presence patrols

24

The _______ reconnaissance patrol focuses only on obtaining detailed information about the terrain or enemy activity within a prescribed area.

area

25

The _______ reconnaissance patrol obtains detailed information about a specified route and any terrain where the enemy could influence movement along route.

route

26

The _______ reconnaissance patrols involve a directed effort to obtain detailed information on all routes, obstacles, terrain, and enemy forces within a defined zone.

zone

27

Line Fire Team Formation

X X (TL) X

28

Vee Fire Team formation

X X
(TL)
X

29

Echelon Fire Team formation

(TL)
X X
X

30

Diamond Fire Team formation

(TL)
X X X
X

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